Who is Sophie Grégoire Trudeau: Biography, Personal Life, Career and Net Worth
Who is Sophie Gregoire - Biography?
Sophie Gregoire was born on April 24, 1975, in Montreal, the daughter of a stockbroker and a nurse.
She is married to Justin Trudeau, the current Prime Minister of Canada. According to the famouspeople, the only child of a stockbroker and a nurse, Sophie realised that she was not made out to get involved in commerce like her father and decided to take up a Communications degree instead.
Having suffered from an eating disorder when she was young, she has always worked to help people out of the problem. She is also a spokesperson for the wellbeing of women and children.
Early life and Sophie Gregoire's career
Although she had a happy childhood, in her late teens she suffered from bulimia, a condition she battled until her early 20s.
In 2017, she told an event at Canada's Eating Disorder Awareness Week: "The moment I started sharing my story, obviously I had begun on my road to recovery.
"The response and the people who were opening up towards their own struggles to me and to other people around them was the most beautiful gift I’ve ever received."
Gregoire was a successful entertainment reporter on Canadian TV
After graduating from the University of Montreal with a BA in communications, she worked in advertising, PR and sales for three years.
However, she retrained in radio and TV and went on to become an entertainment reporter on Quebec TV station LCN.
Gregoire was a reporter on Canadian entertainment show eTalk from 2005 until 2010, focusing on celebrities' charity work.
The 43-year-old is involved in a wide range of charitable causes herself, supporting philanthropic projects from eating disorders to vulnerable pregnant women.
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The love story of Sophie Gregoire and Justin Trudeau
Gregoire met Justin Trudeau, the future Prime Minister of Canada when they were both growing up in Montreal. Then, the story written by thesun.co.uk is that they began dating after meeting again as adults in 2003, and were engaged in October 2004 before tying the knot in May 2005.
The Canadian PM paid tribute to his "wonderful" wife and "best friend" in a birthday Instagram message in 2018, ending his post: "Here's to another year of adventures together."
How many children do Sophie and Justin have?
Gregoire gave birth to her first child, Xavier James, in October 2007. The couple have since welcomed Ella-Grace Margaret, born in February 2009, and Hadrien Grégoire in February 2014. Canada's first family lives in Rideau Cottage in Ottawa rather than the official Canadian PM's residence 24 Sussex, which is undergoing costly, time-consuming renovation.
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